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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Yesterday, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Carlosfandango
Itís likely not the case but may be worth...

Itís likely not the case but may be worth checking with VCDS to see live what the brakes are doing at the moment you feel it happening, if only to eliminate the scenario!


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes Yesterday, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By Carlosfandango
Surging. Help please (logs attached)

I used to get this occasionally and my car is stock.

Just thought though, when I first noticed this it felt almost as if the brakes were being applied very very slightly in short bursts...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-25-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 286
Posted By Carlosfandango
The water pump is basically in front of cylinder...

The water pump is basically in front of cylinder 3 and usually leaks from the TOP of it at the seal between it and the block, I think itís your pump!
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-25-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 286
Posted By Carlosfandango
Coolant Leak 2011 GTI

Although the actual replacement part itself would have a 12 month warranty (in Europe at least) even if the Labour wasnít covered!


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-25-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 286
Posted By Carlosfandango
Coolant Leak 2011 GTI

Are we talking back of engine (exhaust side)? What does the oil look like? What does the coolant look like?

If itís at the front of the engine, what youíre describing still sounds like it would be...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 04-24-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By Carlosfandango
http://forums.ross-tech.com/showthread.php?123-Hel...

http://forums.ross-tech.com/showthread.php?123-Hello-and-question-(Mk-6-Airbag)


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Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 04-24-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By Carlosfandango
Coding issue with VCDS

Check that the plug is properly connected! Then try to clear the code again. Make sure none of the pins have pushed themselves out when you reconnected.


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-23-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 286
Posted By Carlosfandango
I did read somewhere though that the pumps fitted...

I did read somewhere though that the pumps fitted as a recall arenít covered under warranty, but not too sure about that! best bet is to call the dealership and check.
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-23-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 286
Posted By Carlosfandango
Yes! covered under 60K powertrain in the US. ...

Yes! covered under 60K powertrain in the US.


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-23-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 286
Posted By Carlosfandango
The main water pump is on the front of the engine...

The main water pump is on the front of the engine just below the intake manifold and the auxiliary pump is below that right at the bottom, your leak Iím sure will be coming from the main water pump!...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 04-21-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By Carlosfandango
Sorry! But itíll bug you now every time you see...

Sorry! But itíll bug you now every time you see it! Particularly seeing that the tailgate sits flush with the quarter panels perfectly.


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Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 04-21-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By Carlosfandango
The prefixes suggest manufacturer, such as AUDI...

The prefixes suggest manufacturer, such as AUDI SEAT VW SKODA, Iím pretty confident only those prefixed VW360 apply to the GTI/GOLF.


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Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 04-21-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By Carlosfandango
Coding issue with VCDS

EDIT: I now see you already got it sorted..

The coding with byte 18 is mostly trial and error, this may help,
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180421/ad4f015a72acde8372101f9e24e94f50.jpg

I...
Forum: GTI & Golf MKVI General Discussions 04-21-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 505
Posted By Carlosfandango
Installed Depo Tails Today

They look a million times better than the halogens and are definitely one of the more essential mods!
On a side note your car is like mine in the respect that the gap between tailgate and...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-20-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 686
Posted By Carlosfandango
Yes it was! Sent from my iPhone using...

Yes it was!


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-19-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Carlosfandango
The fact youíre getting this noise and no boost...

The fact youíre getting this noise and no boost and also smoke when on the throttle would suggest to me itís turbo related,
Take a look at this clip for some good info related to the PCV,...
Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-19-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 686
Posted By Carlosfandango
If I remember correctly the only reason they had...

If I remember correctly the only reason they had trouble starting the hellcat is that it was looking for a KESSY signal and theyíd omitted to include the controller! Otherwise it worked just fine,...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 04-18-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By Carlosfandango
Just so that you are aware! These will most...

Just so that you are aware! These will most likely not be as bright as they are while connected directly to the battery once wired to the fog or DRL output, the advantage however of using the DRL...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 04-18-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By Carlosfandango
Yeah theyíre all much the same so it makes no...

Yeah theyíre all much the same so it makes no odds really.


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Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 04-18-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By Carlosfandango
These are not the ones I had but thatís probably...

These are not the ones I had but thatís probably not a bad thing as my ones used to get F#@ing hot so mounting location options may be limited,
...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 04-18-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By Carlosfandango
You canít code them out because there is no...

You canít code them out because there is no option to do so! The only way would be to find a way of disabling ALL cold diagnostics on ALL the cars bulbs (good luck with that!!) or messing with the...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 04-18-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By Carlosfandango
You canít code out the error on the front fogs!...

You canít code out the error on the front fogs! You need to add a resistor, you can buy them pre wired for the gti fogs.


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Forum: GTI 2.0T Engine / Drivetrain / Exhaust / Tunes 04-17-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 686
Posted By Carlosfandango
Yes it would probably be a major headache! But...

Yes it would probably be a major headache! But equally it could be one of those times when it appears more difficult than it actually is, I think the engine mounts are even in basically the same...
Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 04-17-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By Carlosfandango
You may have to add error cancellers to overcome...

You may have to add error cancellers to overcome a bulb out error though!


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Forum: Cosmetic Mods (interior & exterior modifications) 04-17-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 321
Posted By Carlosfandango
If you want these to function as DRL properly...

If you want these to function as DRL properly like the halogen ones wire them to PIN 4 of the headlight plug and earth the other wire to body, this way you will be able to adjust the brightness with...
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